Andrew Rice

Andrew Rice
Chief Operating Officer,
Education Analytics

Andrew Rice is the co-founder and COO at Education Analytics, a nonprofit data science and research startup in Madison, Wisconsin. He works with large urban school districts, labor organizations, national educational organizations, and state and national educational departments to assist in data analysis and policy. Rice is an expert in "student growth metric" methodology, including value-added models, student growth percentile models, and other techniques for determining growth projections for students. He previously worked at the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University and at the Value Added Research Center at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Rice received his PhD in economics from Pennsylvania State University.

updated 2019

Publications by Andrew Rice
Evidence From the First Large-Scale Panel Student Survey
A growing number of school systems use self-report surveys to track students’ social-emotional development as a tool to inform policy and practice. In this article, the first large-scale panel survey of social-emotional learning (SEL) simulates how…
This brief applies value-added models to student surveys in the CORE Districts to explore whether social-emotional learning (SEL) surveys can be used to measure effective classroom-level supports for SEL. The authors find that classrooms differ in…
Findings From the First Large-Scale Panel Survey of Students
Measures of school-level growth in student outcomes are common tools for assessing the impacts of schools. The vast majority of these measures use standardized tests as the outcome of interest, even though emerging evidence demonstrates the…
School value-added models are increasingly used to measure schools’ contributions to student success. At the same time, policymakers and researchers agree that schools should support students’ social-emotional learning (SEL) as well as academic…